The film Santoori by the accomplished Iranian director Dariush Mehrjui tells the tale of a drug addict fighting with his inner and outer demons. With a raw and honest look, the film captures the devastation of drug addiction and how a society can push someone in that direction. Santoori an artist vs. society musical drama, goes deep within Tehran’s society, its problems with drugs and the ill treatments of drug addicts.
Ali (Bahram Radan) is an exceptional musician and a master of the Santur (a Persian zither-type stringed instrument played with two delicate wooden mallets). He is indeed a great artist, but because of Iran’s traditions and social issues, he is among the most triumphant ones. Having never been accepted by his family, Ali chooses one thing that matters the most to him and the one thing that will make his family dishonor him forever – his music. Ali’s true love and passion is his Santur.
1.64GB | 1h 47m | 720×405 | mkv